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Color Network Printer Board-A1
Printing Guide
Printer (PS) Manual
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  • Page 1 Color Network Printer Board-A1 Printing Guide Printer (PS) Manual Please read this manual before operating this equipment. After you finish reading this manual, store it in a safe place for future reference. ENGLISH...
  • Page 3 Multiplier, NetWise, VisualCal, and Velocity are trademarks of Electronics For Imaging, Inc. Canon is a registered trademark of Canon Inc. iR C2100/2100S is a trademark of Canon Inc. Adobe, the Adobe logo, Adobe Illustrator, PostScript, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Separator, and Adobe PageMaker are trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated, registered in certain jurisdictions.
  • Page 4 FCC Information WARNING: FCC Regulations state that any unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. Class A Compliance This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment.
  • Page 5 Limited Warranty And Disclaimer Electronics For Imaging warrants that, for a period of ninety (90) days from the date of delivery to you, the Software under normal use will perform without significant errors that make it unusable. Electronics For Imaging’s entire liability and your exclusive remedy under this warranty (which is subject to you returning iR C2100/2100S to Electronics For Imaging or an authorized dealer) will be, at Electronics For Imaging’s option, to use reasonable commercial efforts to attempt to correct or work around errors, to replace the Software with functionally equivalent software, or to refund the purchase price and terminate this Agreement.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents Preface About this manual About the documentation How the iR C2100/2100S works About printer drivers and PPDs Before you begin Chapter 1: Printing from Windows Computers Printing from applications Setting options and printing from Windows 95/98 Working with custom page sizes in Windows 95/98 1-13 Setting options and printing from Windows NT 4.0 1-15...
  • Page 8 viii Contents Chapter 5: Downloading Files and Fonts Using Fiery Downloader Printing with Fiery Downloader Downloading and managing printer fonts Chapter 6: Tracking and Managing Print Jobs Fiery WebTools Checking iR C2100/2100S status with the Status WebTool Accessing information with WebLink Fiery Link Fiery Link tools Preferences...
  • Page 9: Preface

    The Color Network Printer Board-A1 is a special-purpose color server Preface built into the Canon iR C2100/C2100S series. It enables you to use your copier/printer as a high-speed, networked color printer. You can use the Color Network Printer Board-A1 to print final documents or to proof jobs you will later print on an offset press.
  • Page 10: About This Manual

    x About this manual About this manual This manual is intended for those remote users who send jobs via the network or a parallel port connection between their workstation and the iR C2100/2100S. It covers the following topics: • Printing from a Windows computer •...
  • Page 11: How The Ir C2100/2100s Works

    xi How the iR C2100/2100S works ® • The Job Management Guide explains the functions of the Fiery client utilities, including the Command WorkStation, and how they can be used to manage jobs. This book is intended for an operator or administrator, or a user with the necessary access privileges, who needs to monitor and manage job flow and troubleshoot problems that may arise.
  • Page 12: Before You Begin

    xii Before you begin Before you begin Before using the iR C2100/2100S, follow these steps: 1. Confirm that the system administrator has completed Setup, as described in the Configuration Guide. 2. Find out what printer defaults the administrator specified in Setup. These default settings can affect the results of your print jobs.
  • Page 13: Chapter 1: Printing From Windows Computers

    1-1 Printing from applications This chapter describes printing to the iR C2100/2100S from Chapter 1: Windows 95/98,Windows NT 4.0, and Windows 2000. You can print Printing from from a networked Windows computer or a computer using Windows Windows (WINS) printing, or from a Windows computer connected to the parallel Computers port on the iR C2100/2100S.
  • Page 14: Setting Options And Printing From Windows 95/98

    1-2 Printing from Windows Computers Setting options and printing from Windows 95/98 To print from Windows 95/98, use the Adobe PostScript printer driver for Windows 95/98. The driver is included with the iR C2100/2100S user software. Once you have installed the Adobe PostScript printer driver and the PPD file, you can specify print settings for a particular job and print it to the iR C2100/2100S.
  • Page 15 1-3 Printing from applications The Fiery Printing tab serves as the control center for all frequently used printing functions. 4. Click the Paper Source print option bar. Illustration to be provided. In the Page Size area, specify the page size for the job. From the Paper Source pop-up menu, choose the paper tray for the job.
  • Page 16 1-4 Printing from Windows Computers 5. Click the ColorWise print option bar. Illustration to be provided. In the Print Mode area, specify the color mode for the job. If you want to use any advanced color management features (such as Rendering Style), click Expert Settings and proceed to step 6;...
  • Page 17 1-5 Printing from applications 8. Click the Destination, Layout, Finishing, Watermarks, and Image Quality print option bars to specify the appropriate settings for the print job. These print options are specific to the iR C2100/2100S and the copier/printer. They override settings in iR C2100/2100S Printer Setup, but can be changed from Command WorkStation, Fiery WebSpooler, or Fiery Spooler.
  • Page 18 1-6 Printing from Windows Computers —Enter the name specified for your group. The Group Name is Group Name assigned by the iR C2100/2100S administrator. The administrator or operator can edit the group name from the Command WorkStation Properties window. —Enter the password specified for your group. The Group Group Password Password is assigned by the iR C2100/2100S administrator.
  • Page 19 1-7 Printing from applications O CREATE SAVED SETTINGS 1. Make sure that Default Settings appears in the Saved Settings pop-up menu. 2. If you are using the PostScript driver, configure the options from the Paper Source, Destination, Layout, Finishing, Watermarks, ColorWise, Image Quality, and Owner Information print option bars.
  • Page 20 1-8 Printing from Windows Computers 4. Using a maximum of 32 characters, enter a Setting Name and click OK. The name appears in the Saved Settings pop-up menu. O LOAD SAVED SETTINGS 1. From the Fiery Printing tab, click the Saved Settings pop-up menu. 2.
  • Page 21 1-9 Printing from applications O MODIFY SAVED SETTINGS 1. From the Fiery Printing tab, click the Saved Settings pop-up menu. 2. Choose the settings you want to modify. The printer driver is automatically configured with the saved settings. 3. Configure your new settings from the print option bars, then click the Disk button.
  • Page 22 1-10 Printing from Windows Computers 3. Browse to the location where you want to save the file, enter a file name, then click OK. The file name must include the .sav extension and can be up to eight characters long (not including the extension). The file name does not have to match the Settings Name.
  • Page 23 1-11 Printing from applications 5. Click OK in the Settings dialog box. When you import saved settings, they appear in the Saved Settings menu under their Settings Name, not the file name. In the example above, the file present.sav (file name) was imported, but it appears in the Saved Settings menu as Presentation (Settings Name).
  • Page 24 1-12 Printing from Windows Computers O SET PRINT OPTIONS USING HORTCUTS 1. From the Fiery Printing tab, place your cursor over the print option you want to set. When your cursor is directly over the print option name, the cursor turns into a hand and the option name is underlined;...
  • Page 25: Working With Custom Page Sizes In Windows 95/98

    1-13 Printing from applications O SET PRINT OPTIONS USING THE PAGE SHORTCUTS 1. From the Fiery Printing tab, click the Finishing tab, then place your cursor over the page image and right-click. Right-click page image 2. Specify the appropriate settings for the print options. 3.
  • Page 26 1-14 Printing from Windows Computers O DEFINE A CUSTOM PAGE SIZE 1. Click the Start button, point to Settings, and choose Printers. 2. Right-click the iR C2100/2100S icon, then choose Properties. 3. Click the Fiery Printing tab, then click the Paper Source print option bar. 4.
  • Page 27: Setting Options And Printing From Windows Nt 4.0

    1-15 Printing from applications After you define a custom page size, you can use it from within an application, without having redefine it each time you print. O PRINT A CUSTOM PAGE SIZE 1. Choose Print from your application. 2. Right-click the iR C2100/2100S icon, then choose Properties. 3.
  • Page 28 1-16 Printing from Windows Computers NT 4.0 O SET PRINT OPTIONS FOR A SPECIFIC INDOWS PRINT JOB USING THE DOBE PRINTER DRIVER 1. Choose Print in your application. 2. Make sure the iR C2100/2100S icon is selected as your printer, and click Properties.
  • Page 29 1-17 Printing from applications 3. Scroll down to Printer Features, and select the appropriate settings for the print job. These print options are specific to the iR C2100/2100S and the copier/printer. They override settings in iR C2100/2100S Printer Setup, but can be changed from Command WorkStation, Fiery WebSpooler, or Fiery Spooler.
  • Page 30 1-18 Printing from Windows Computers 4. Click OK, then click OK in the Print dialog box. The Printer Job Notes dialog box appears. 5. If you are sending a Secured Print job, enter a 4-digit password for the job in the Secured Print field.
  • Page 31 1-19 Printing from applications 3. Click the Page Setup tab. 4. Specify the page setup default settings for your print jobs, as described in step 3 on page 1-17. 5. Click the Advanced tab.
  • Page 32: Working With Custom Page Sizes In Windows Nt 4.0

    1-20 Printing from Windows Computers 6. Specify the advanced default settings for your print jobs as described in step 3 on page 1-16. 7. Click OK. Working with custom page sizes in Windows NT 4.0 With a custom page size, you define the page dimensions of the page. You can save a custom page size for easy use any time you print.
  • Page 33 1-21 Printing from applications 4. In the PostScript Custom Page Size Definition dialog box, specify options to define the custom page size. Illustration to be provided —Specify the width and height of the print job. Custom Page Size Dimensions —Specify the unit of measurement for the print job. Unit —Specify the paper feed direction of the print job.
  • Page 34: Setting Options And Printing From Windows 2000

    1-22 Printing from Windows Computers Setting options and printing from Windows 2000 You can print from Windows 2000 using the Microsoft printer driver included with your Windows 2000 system, and the PostScript PPD included on the User Software CD. Once you have installed the printer driver and the PPD file, you can specify print options.
  • Page 35 1-23 Printing from applications 3. Click the Advanced button on the Layout or Paper/Quality tab to display the Advanced Options dialog box. Illustration to be provided. Select a setting from the Paper Size and Copy Count pop-up menus. 4. Scroll down to Printer Features, and select the appropriate settings for the print job.
  • Page 36: Working With Custom Page Sizes In Windows 2000

    1-24 Printing from Windows Computers These print options are specific to the iR C2100/2100S and the copier/printer. They override settings in iR C2100/2100S Printer Setup, but can be changed from Command WorkStation, Fiery WebSpooler, or Fiery Spooler. For information about these options and overrides, see Appendix A.
  • Page 37 1-25 Printing from applications O DEFINE A CUSTOM PAGE SIZE 1. Click the Start button, point to Settings, and choose Printers. 2. Right-click the iR C2100/2100S icon, and choose Printing Preferences. Illustration to be provided 3. Click the Advanced button. Illustration to be provided.
  • Page 38 1-26 Printing from Windows Computers 5. In the PostScript Custom Page Size Definition dialog box, specify options to define the custom page size. Illustration to be provided —Specify the width and height of the print job. Custom Page Size Dimensions —Specify the unit of measurement for the print job.
  • Page 39: Printing To The Parallel Port

    1-27 Printing from applications 8. Click Print. Printing to the parallel port The iR C2100/2100S has a parallel port that enables you to print most files directly from a Windows computer if your network administrator has connected the Windows computer’s parallel port to the iR C2100/2100S parallel port.
  • Page 40: Printing With Fiery Downloader

    1-28 Printing from Windows Computers Printing with Fiery Downloader Downloading files with Fiery Downloader is generally faster than printing from application software. You can use Fiery Downloader to print PostScript, EPS, or PDF files. O PRINT USING IERY OWNLOADER 1. Create a PostScript, EPS, or PDF file. Specify the appropriate print options and include (embed) any necessary fonts that are not resident on the iR C2100/2100S.
  • Page 41: Chapter 2: Printing From Mac Os Computers

    2-1 Printing from applications You can print to the iR C2100/2100S just as you would print to any other Chapter 2: printer from any application software. First, select the iR C2100/2100S as Printing the current printer in the Chooser, and then print the file from within the from Mac OS application.
  • Page 42 2-2 Printing from Mac OS Computers R C2100/2100S O SELECT THE I AS THE CURRENT PRINTER 1. Make sure the iR C2100/2100S is connected to the network and turned on. 2. Choose Chooser from the Apple menu. 3. Click the AdobePS icon to select it. Make sure AppleTalk is set to Active.
  • Page 43: Setting Options And Printing From Mac Os Computers

    2-3 Printing from applications Setting options and printing from Mac OS computers In Mac OS applications, print options are set from both the Page Setup dialog box and the Print dialog box. For details on specific print options, see Appendix A. Some default print options are set by the administrator during Setup.
  • Page 44 2-4 Printing from Mac OS Computers 4. Choose Print from the application’s File menu. Make sure the iR C2100/2100S is selected as your printer and specify settings for the print options displayed. Print dialog boxes vary across applications. From the Paper Source pop-up menu, choose the paper tray for the job. For example, you can specify that the job should be printed on paper in Drawer 1.
  • Page 45 2-5 Printing from applications —Enter an identification number for your print job. Jobs sent Secured Print to the iR C2100/2100S using the Secured Print feature can only be printed when the job’s identification number is entered at the Control Panel. Secured Print jobs cannot be viewed in the spool areas of in Fiery Spooler, Fiery WebSpooler, or Command WorkStation, however, they do appear in the Job Log.
  • Page 46 2-6 Printing from Mac OS Computers If you choose Printer’s default, the job prints according to the settings entered during Setup, or the default settings. See Appendix A for more information. Some PPD options can also be set from an application (for example, collation).
  • Page 47: Defining Custom Page Sizes

    2-7 Printing from applications Defining custom page sizes With custom page sizes, you define the page dimensions and margins. After you define a custom page size, you can use it from within an application, without having redefine it each time you print. O DEFINE A CUSTOM PAGE SIZE 1.
  • Page 48: Printing With Fiery Downloader

    2-8 Printing from Mac OS Computers O PRINT A CUSTOM PAGE SIZE 1. Choose Page Setup from the application’s File menu. 2. For Paper, choose Custom. 3. Click OK. 4. Choose Print from your application’s file menu. Specify your printing options. 5.
  • Page 49: Chapter 3: Printing From Unix Workstations

    3-1 Printing to the iR C2100/2100S You can print to the iR C2100/2100S directly from UNIX workstations. Jobs Chapter 3: printed to the iR C2100/2100S are sent to the Print or Hold queue and can Printing be manipulated from the Command WorkStation or from Windows and from UNIX Mac OS computers on the network using Fiery WebSpooler or Fiery Spooler.
  • Page 50 3-2 Printing from UNIX Workstations • On a system running Solaris 2.x or any System V implementation of UNIX, use the lp command to send a job to the iR C2100/2100S as follows: lp -d <printername> {-n <copies>} <filename> For example, if the Print queue of your iR C2100/2100S is named print_Server , your file is named Sample...
  • Page 51 3-3 Printing to the iR C2100/2100S O REMOVE JOBS FROM THE QUEUE Unless you log in as the user, you can remove only your own jobs. root • On a system running SunOS 4.1.x or another BSD-based variant, use the lprm command to remove jobs from the queue as follows.
  • Page 53: Chapter 4: Special Features

    4-1 Printing simulations This chapter describes some of the special features supported by the Chapter 4: iR C2100/2100S, including: Special Features • Printing simulations • Printing duplex pages Printing simulations You can use the iR C2100/2100S to proof offset press jobs or to simulate the output of other print devices by specifying settings for two print options: CMYK Simulation Profile and CMYK Simulation Method.
  • Page 54: Printing Duplex Pages

    4-2 Special Features Printing duplex pages You can use the iR C2100/2100S to print double-sided (duplex) pages. O PRINT DUPLEX PAGES 1. When specifying print options, set Duplex to the desired setting. Duplex (Short Edge Binding) prints both sides using the same top edge; Duplex (Long Edge Binding) prints the back side upside-down.
  • Page 55: Chapter 5: Downloading Files And Fonts

    5-1 Using Fiery Downloader Fiery Downloader allows you to send PostScript, Encapsulated PostScript Chapter 5: (EPS), and Portable Document Format (PDF) files directly to the iR C2100/ Downloading 2100S without using the application they were created in. It also enables you Files and Fonts to manage printer fonts on the iR C2100/2100S.
  • Page 56 5-2 Downloading Files and Fonts O VIEW INFORMATION WITH IERY OWNLOADER 1. Double-click the Fiery Downloader icon or choose Fiery Downloader from the Start>Programs menu. 2. Select the iR C2100/2100S in the Chooser window, and click OK (Windows) or Connect (Mac OS). The Fiery Downloader Status window appears and you see the Fiery Downloader Toolbar, menus, and the status bar at the bottom of the screen.
  • Page 57 5-3 Using Fiery Downloader Buttons for some menu functions appear in the Toolbar at the top of the window. Open Click to connect to a different iR C2100/2100S. Download Click to download a file or font to the iR C2100/2100S. Status If you are viewing the font list, click to display the status window for the...
  • Page 58: Printing With Fiery Downloader

    5-4 Downloading Files and Fonts Printing with Fiery Downloader Printing files with Fiery Downloader is fast—generally faster than printing from within applications. If you regularly print large files, be sure to try printing with Fiery Downloader. O DOWNLOAD A FILE OR FONT WITH IERY OWNLOADER 1.
  • Page 59 5-5 Using Fiery Downloader 4. Choose the file type to display from the Files of type (Windows) or Show (Mac OS) menu. You can leave this at the default All Known Formats or choose All Files. All Known Formats lists all files in supported formats; All Files lists all files. You can download files and fonts in the same batch.
  • Page 60 5-6 Downloading Files and Fonts 6. Select the filename and click Add File(s) (Windows) or Add (Mac OS). The File name field (Windows) displays the name of the selected file before you click Add. You can navigate to different drives and directories to select files to download. Click Add All (Mac OS) to add all files in a folder.
  • Page 61: Downloading And Managing Printer Fonts

    5-7 Using Fiery Downloader Some applications, including Adobe Photoshop, provide transfer functions that let you specify density settings for an image. If the file you are printing includes transfer functions, the Fiery Downloader Brightness option has no effect. For more information on using transfer functions, see the documentation for your application.
  • Page 62 5-8 Downloading Files and Fonts Windows 95/98, click the Fonts tab and set up the Font Substitution Table as necessary. For Windows NT 4.0 or Windows 2000, go to the Advanced tab of the iR C2100/2100S Document Defaults dialog box, then select Graphic>TrueType Font>Download as Softfont.
  • Page 63 5-9 Using Fiery Downloader automatically for fonts not installed on the iR C2100/2100S. Two multiple master fonts (a serif font and a sans serif font) stored on the iR C2100/2100S are used exclusively for substitution with PDF files. O VIEW FONT INFORMATION UPDATE PRINT AND DELETE FONTS...
  • Page 65: Chapter 6: Tracking And Managing Print Jobs

    6-1 Fiery WebTools The iR C2100/2100S user software includes a variety of tools that allow Chapter 6: you to track and manage print jobs. Access to some tools is controlled by Tracking your site administrator, but other tools are available to all users. and Managing •...
  • Page 66: Checking Ir C2100/2100s Status With The Status Webtool

    6-2 Tracking and Managing Print Jobs 3. If a Log In dialog box appears, select Guest and click OK. The Log In dialog box appears only if the administrator has set a password. Guest access is sufficient to use the Status and WebLink WebTools as described in this chapter.
  • Page 67: Accessing Information With Weblink

    6-3 Fiery Link Accessing information with WebLink The WebLink button on the iR C2100/2100S home page provides a link to another web page or to multiple web pages, provided you have a valid Internet connection. The administrator at your site can set the WebLink destination.
  • Page 68 6-4 Tracking and Managing Print Jobs O BEGIN USING IERY 1. Double-click the Fiery Link icon or choose Fiery Link from the Start>Programs menu. The main Fiery Link window appears. Click to minimize Fiery Link to the Tool Tray on the Taskbar (Windows only) Click to scroll through list Click to scroll through the list...
  • Page 69: Fiery Link Tools

    6-5 Fiery Link 3. From this list, select the iR C2100/2100S or the job about which you want information. 4. Click the currently selected Fiery Link tool to display a list of all the tools (as shown below), and select a tool. Fiery Link tools Fiery Link includes the following tools that can be used to monitor a print job or a connected iR C2100/2100S.
  • Page 70 6-6 Tracking and Managing Print Jobs Icon: Tool: If a print job is selected: If a server is selected: File Info Displays the file name, when it was sent Displays the server name and connected to the server, the target server, the device, total number of queued jobs, number of pages, and number of copies.
  • Page 71: Preferences

    6-7 Fiery Link Preferences Click the preferences checkbox in the main window to view the Preferences dialog box. Setting the My Fiery List Options preferences You can track your print jobs, monitor iR C2100/2100S servers, or both. If you select Track my print jobs, then click the currently selected print job, the Active Job List window is displayed.
  • Page 72 6-8 Tracking and Managing Print Jobs If you select Monitor my Fierys, then click the currently selected iR C2100/ 2100S server, the Device List is displayed. If you select Both, then click the currently selected print job or iR C2100/ 2100S server, both the Active Job List and Device List are displayed.
  • Page 73: My Fiery List

    6-9 Fiery Link My Fiery List Click the Fiery checkbox in the main window to access the My Fiery List. You can use My Fiery List to specify the iR C2100/2100S servers you want to monitor using Fiery Link. For information on setting up and changing the My Fiery List, see Getting Started.
  • Page 75: Appendix A: Print Options

    A-1 Print Options Print options give you access to all the special features of your copier/printer Appendix A: and iR C2100/2100S. Print options can be specified in several places—in Print Options iR C2100/2100S Setup, from the printing application, from Fiery Downloader, from ColorWise Pro Tools, from the Command WorkStation, from Fiery WebSpooler, and from Fiery Spooler.
  • Page 76: Print Options And Override Hierarchy

    A-2 Print Options • From the job’s Properties or Override Print Settings dialog box, available from Command WorkStation, Fiery WebSpooler, or Fiery Spooler To change a job’s settings from the Command WorkStation, right-click the job and select Properties, or double-click the job to display the Properties dialog box.
  • Page 77 A-3 Print Options Option and settings: Requirements, constraints, Description: (Default setting is underlined) and information: Select to print black text with setting reflects Printer’s default Black Overprint knockouts. the setting specified in Printer’s default/Off/On Select to overprint black text. iR C2100/2100S Setup. For Windows 95/98, choose Expert as the Print Mode to access this...
  • Page 78 A-4 Print Options Option and settings: Requirements, constraints, Description: (Default setting is underlined) and information: Select to utilize setting reflects Quick Printer’s default CMYK Simulation Method one-dimensional transfer curves to the setting specified in Printer’s default/Quick/Full adjust density output of individual iR C2100/2100S Setup.
  • Page 79 A-5 Print Options Option and settings: Requirements, constraints, Description: (Default setting is underlined) and information: If Printing Groups is enabled, the Group Password iR C2100/2100S administrator has assigned users to print groups, and passwords to each group. Enter the appropriate Group Password for the print job.
  • Page 80 A-6 Print Options Option and settings: Requirements, constraints, Description: (Default setting is underlined) and information: Specify a source white point value for Setting this option to Printer’s default (Other) White Point printing RGB images, objects, and produces the same result as the 5000 Printer’s default/5000 K (D50)/ text.
  • Page 81 A-7 Print Options Option and settings: Requirements, constraints, Description: (Default setting is underlined) and information: Select to print black text and setting reflects Printer’s default Pure Black Text/Graphics graphics as a four color black using C, the setting specified in Printer’s default/Off/On M, Y, and K toner, and to use normal iR C2100/2100S Setup.
  • Page 82 A-8 Print Options Option and settings: Requirements, constraints, Description: (Default setting is underlined) and information: Specify if you want to rotate the pages This option is only available from Rotate 180 of your job 180 degrees. Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000 or Yes/No Mac OS.
  • Page 83 A-9 Print Options Option and settings: Requirements, constraints, Description: (Default setting is underlined) and information: Specify whether or not to staple the If this option is set to 1-Staple (Upper Stapler Mode job. Left) 1-Staple (Upper Right) Off/1-Staple [Upper Left]/1-Staple Sorter Mode must be set to Sort [Upper Right]/2-Staple...
  • Page 84: More Information About Print Options

    A-10 Print Options More information about print options The following sections provide additional information about print options. See the table above for information on the settings, requirements, and constraints in effect for these options. Black Overprint When printing black text in combination with a color background or graphics, the text can be printed in one of two ways: either as part of the color background, or on top of the color background.
  • Page 85 A-11 Print Options Booklet Page sizes, Letter, Statement, A4, B5, and A5 are supported. Imposed/booklet jobs must be printed on 11 17, Letter-R, A3, B4, or A4-R page sizes only. —Prints the job in forward order. —The job is printed like a booklet. For example, a 12-page, Letter size job prints on both sides of three 17 size pages, as shown below.
  • Page 86 A-12 Print Options CMYK Simulation Profile CMYK Simulation Profile allows you to change the simulation goal for the current print job. As the job begins processing, the simulation goal selected in CMYK Simulation Profile is applied before printing. Choosing Printer’s default results in the job being printed with the simulation goal currently set on the iR C2100/2100S.
  • Page 87 A-13 Print Options Combine Separations The Combine Separations option specifies whether to combine color separations (created in desktop publishing applications such as QuarkXPress or Adobe PageMaker) on a single page to simulate printing on a press from film separations. It allows you to proof overprinting, trapping, and other four-color printing effects before having film separations created.
  • Page 88 A-14 Print Options The following table shows how the Duplex settings correspond to printed output: Duplex [Short Edge Binding] Duplex [Long Edge Binding] Portrait Landscape Media Type The Media Type option allows you to select the type of media for loading into the selected tray.
  • Page 89 A-15 Print Options Paper Size When you specify Monarch, COM10, ISO-C5, or ISO-B5, load the appropriate material in the Stack Bypass in the following was as shown in the table: Monarch/COM10/ISO-C5 ISO-B5 Portrait Landscape The arrows indicate the paper feeding direction. When you print a landscape job on Monarch/COM10/ISO-C5/ ISO-B5 from Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, or Mac OS, set Rotate 180 to Yes or Landscape to Yes.
  • Page 90 A-16 Print Options Rendering Style Use this option to select a default color rendering dictionary (CRD) to be used when you print RGB images, objects, and text. —Optimizes the range of colors on the iR C2100/2100S to Photographic produce the best results for photographic or bitmapped images. —Optimizes the output of pure, saturated colors such as those Presentation used in business presentations.
  • Page 91 A-17 Print Options Scale The operator can specify a scaling override from the Command WorkStation, Fiery Spooler or Fiery WebSpooler, but the override is applied to any scaling value already set in the active job. For example, if a user sends a job with a scaling value of 50% and the operator specifies a Scale override of 200%, the job is printed at 100% of the original document size, that is, 50% of 200%.
  • Page 92 A-18 Print Options 4. Click OK or Print. The job is sent to the copier/printer. 5. On the Touch Panel Display, press the button with the locked key icon. Locked key 6. Press Change Value, enter the 4-digit password specified in step 2, and press 7.
  • Page 93 A-19 Print Options Sorter Mode Sorting is supported on a color copier/printer with a sorter/stapler unit attached. —Copies of a complete job are output, uncollated, into the top tray. —Copies of a complete job are collated and output into the top tray. Collate —Copies of a complete job are sorted and output into one of 20 bins, Sort...
  • Page 94 A-20 Print Options Toner Reduction Color mixtures with high toner values can cause a blasting effect on the printed page. Blasting occurs when excess amounts of toner, combined with certain types of paper stock, result in a printed image “blasting” beyond its boundaries, as defined on your computer screen.
  • Page 95: Appendix B: Troubleshooting

    B-1 Maintaining optimal system performance This appendix provides troubleshooting tips. Appendix B: Troubleshooting Maintaining optimal system performance The iR C2100/2100S does not require maintenance. Beyond the routine requirements of servicing and maintaining the copier/printer and replenishing consumables there are a few things you can do to improve the overall performance of your system: •...
  • Page 96: General Printing Problems

    B-2 Troubleshooting Troubleshooting In case of problems, and before you call for service, check the guidelines in this section. If you are unable to resolve the problem, make a note of the error condition and contact your authorized service/support center. This section provides some troubleshooting guidelines should a problem arise.
  • Page 97 B-3 Troubleshooting If this happens: Try this: One or more Media Type • Select a Paper Source that supports the Media Type you are using. options are dimmed. For information on requirements and constraints pertaining to special papers and transparencies, see Appendix A iR C2100/2100S doesn’t •...
  • Page 98: Problems With Print Quality

    B-4 Troubleshooting Problems with print quality For information about printing with specific applications and about optimizing color output, see the Color Guide. If this happens: Try this: Print settings for your job • Make sure you did not override the setting for the job in another place. output do not match the For information about options and overrides, see Appendix A.
  • Page 99 B-5 Troubleshooting If this happens: Try this: Color output is incorrect. • Check with the Administrator about the current calibration information. The copier/printer may need to be recalibrated because it has been too long since it was calibrated or because it is using a different target. Color file prints in black •...
  • Page 100: Problems With Fiery Downloader

    B-6 Troubleshooting Problems with Fiery Downloader If this happens: Try this: General problems • Make sure you are using the latest version. If you are updating your iR C2100/2100S software, delete the previous version of Fiery Downloader from your Windows or Mac OS computer and install the latest version to insure full compatibility.
  • Page 101: Problems With Fiery Webtools

    B-7 Troubleshooting Problems with Fiery WebTools If this happens: Try this: You cannot connect to • Check with the administrator to make sure Web Services are enabled in Fiery WebTools, or it takes iR C2100/2100S Setup. a long time to connect. •...
  • Page 103: Appendix C: Font List

    C-1 PostScript printer fonts This appendix lists the built-in PostScript printer fonts included with your Appendix C: iR C2100/2100S. Font List PostScript printer fonts Listed below are the 136 built-in PostScript printer fonts on the iR C2100/2100S. In addition to the fonts listed below, two Adobe Multiple Master fonts are included and are used for font substitution in PDF files.
  • Page 104 C-2 Font List Windows menu PostScript name: Mac OS menu name: name, style: Bodoni-Bold Bodoni Bold Bodoni, Bold Bodoni-Italic Bodoni Italic Bodoni, Italic Bodoni-BoldItalic Bodoni BoldItalic Bodoni, Bold Italic Bodoni-Poster Bodoni Poster Bodoni Poster Bodoni-PosterCompressed Bodoni PosterCompressed Bodoni PosterCompressed Bookman-Light Bookman Bookman Bookman-Demi...
  • Page 105 C-3 PostScript printer fonts Windows menu PostScript name: Mac OS menu name: name, style: Goudy-Italic Goudy Italic Goudy, Italic Goudy-BoldItalic Goudy BoldItalic Goudy, Bold Italic Goudy-ExtraBold Goudy ExtraBold Goudy ExtraBold Helvetica Helvetica Helvetica Helvetica-Bold Helvetica Bold Helvetica, Bold Helvetica-Oblique Helvetica Oblique Helvetica, Italic Helvetica-BoldOblique Helvetica BoldOblique...
  • Page 106 C-4 Font List Windows menu PostScript name: Mac OS menu name: name, style: Oxford Oxford Oxford Palatino-Roman Palatino Palatino Palatino-Bold Palatino Bold Palatino, Bold Palatino-Italic Palatino Italic Palatino, Italic Palatino-BoldItalic Palatino BoldItalic Palatino, Bold Italic StempelGaramond-Roman StempelGaramond Roman StempelGaramond Roman StempelGaramond-Bold StempelGaramond Bold StempelGaramond Roman, Bold...
  • Page 107: Truetype Fonts

    C-5 PostScript printer fonts TrueType fonts The iR C2100/2100S includes 19 TrueType fonts: Windows menu PostScript name: Mac OS menu name: name, style: Apple-Chancery Apple Chancery Apple Chancery Arial-BoldItalicMT Arial Bold Italic Arial, Bold Italic Arial-BoldMT Arial Bold Arial, Bold Arial-ItalicMT Arial Italic Arial, Italic...
  • Page 109 Index Numerics defining for Windows computers 1-13 2-sided printing, see Duplex option defining for Windows NT 4.0 computers 1-20 Absolute Colorimetric rendering style Cyan-Magenta-Yellow-Black (color option A-16 model), see CMYK Active Job List 6-7 Adobe Font Downloader, see Font DCS (Desktop Color Separations) B-5 Downloader default settings, see printer default settings Adobe Photoshop...
  • Page 110 Index job overrides A-1 Font List button 5-3 Mac OS 2-8 Font Substitution Table 5-8 PDF files 1-1 fonts Print Status area 5-2 Adobe Type 1 5-7, 5-8, C-1 printing from 5-4 downloading and problems with B-6 managing 5-1, 5-5, 5-7 installing 5-8 Queue 5-5 restriction with parallel port 1-27...
  • Page 111 Index Duplex option A-4, A-13 Landscape option A-5 None, CMYK Simulation option A-12 Media Type option A-5, A-14 Notes option, Windows 95/98 1-6 Orientation option A-5 Output Profile option A-6 Orientation option A-5 Paper Size option A-6 (Other) Gamma option A-5, A-16 Paper Source option A-6 (Other) Phosphors option A-5, A-16 print settings A-2...
  • Page 112 Index PostScript printer description files, see printing PPDs duplex pages 4-2, A-4, A-13 PostScript printer drivers font list 5-3 explained xi from Fiery Downloader 5-4 Mac OS 2-1 list of fonts 5-9 Windows 2000 1-22 Mac OS 2-1 on the network xii Windows 95/98 1-2 Windows NT 4.0 1-15 to File port 1-27...
  • Page 113 Index simulations 4-1 SMB printing 1-2, 1-22 WebLink, see Fiery WebTools Solaris 2.x 3-2 WebTools, see Fiery WebTools Sorter Mode option A-8, A-19 White Point option A-6 Special Paper 1 option A-14 Windows 2000 Spot Color Matching option A-8 printer’s default settings 1-24 Stapler Mode option A-9, A-19 printing with 1-22 Status tool 6-5...

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